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The new Forza Motorsport on Xbox will have a special mode for blind players

brand new Motorsport, which is something of a reboot for the Turn 10 Studios franchise, it has been revealed that will feature more accessibility options than ever before. The goal of the development team is to make the game more accessible and enjoyable for all players.

In more detail, according to the relevant publication on the official blog του Xbox, οι συνεργάστηκαν στενά με ειδικούς σε θέματα προσβασιμότητας και μέλη της κοινότητας, για να σχεδιάσουν και να υλοποιήσουν λειτουργίες που ανταποκρίνονται σε διαφορετικές ανάγκες και προτιμήσεις.

One of the most innovative features is the Blind Driving assists (BDA). This feature uses spatial audio and haptic feedback to guide players who are blind or have low vision. The said feature will allow them to feel the road, the car and the environment through their controller or wheelhouse and hear cues indicating their position, speed and direction.

Another corresponding feature is the One touch Driving, which simplifies operation at the touch of a single button. This feature is designed for players who have limited mobility or cognitive disabilities, or who simply want a simpler experience. The mode automatically handles steering, braking and acceleration while still giving players some control over their car.

Apart from these, the game will also have Screen Narrator, Dynamic Audio Description, Text-to-Speech/Speech-to-Text, UI Colorblindness Modes, World Colorblindness Filters, Controller Remapping, Audio Customization Settings, Text Scaling and many more accessibility options .

Η ομάδα της Turn 10 δεσμεύτηκε να κάνει το προσβάσιμο σε όσο το δυνατόν περισσότερους παίκτες και τόνισε ότι θα συνεχίσει να ακούει τα σχόλια και να βελτιώνει την προσβασιμότητα του παιχνιδιού στο μέλλον.

Forza Motorsport is expected to launch on Xbox Series X|S and PC later this year. It will also be available on Xbox Pass from day one.